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BIOBLITZOLOGY

BIOBLITZOLOGY

“Cherish the natural world because you’re part of it, and you depend on it.” ~Sir David Attenborough (English broadcaster & natural historian)   *Dedicated to Mr. Winston Johnson, National Herbarium of Trinidad and Tobago whom I first met BioBlitz, Icacos 2017 (Plant group) for his […]

IMMORTALITY ACHIEVED

IMMORTALITY ACHIEVED

“Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.” ~Brandon Lee     “Ladies and Gentlemen, our Anthem!” On the evening of August 9th, 1962, these were the words announced with great pride by Prime Minister-designate, Dr. Eric Williams in […]

LEGACY

LEGACY

“Your legacy is your gift.” ~Lorraine Devon Wilke (author, artist & cultural commentator)   When you die, what legacy will you leave behind? It’s a heavy thought to ponder, but at some point in time, it crosses all minds. I made a tough decision in […]

Green Days by Ramdeen

Green Days by Ramdeen

“Trinidad is my land And of it I am proud and glad…” ~Mighty Sniper (Portrait of Trinidad)   You ever met one of those cool grandfathers who told stories? Well, I had the privilege of meeting Leisha’s grandfather. From the start, Mr. Ramdeen, a bright-eyed […]

La Casa del Señor Ramdeen

La Casa del Señor Ramdeen

 “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” ~Leonardo da Vinci   In 2017, on a field trip to North Manzanilla, Aaron made a delightful discovery. At that time, I was working as a Teaching Assistant (TA) with Aaron, who was a […]

The Hummingbird Mile

The Hummingbird Mile

Female black-throated mango Hummingbird sporting her stylish threads.  Photographer A. Peter    “Where you start is not important. Where you finish is what matters.” ~Joel Osteen, Next Level Thinking   In 2012, before entering my final year in undergrad at UWI, I sustained a knee […]